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  1. Exploring the consequences of perceptions of the divine, and the church, in the making of self-identity : a case study of congregants from Roman Catholic and Charismatic communities in East London, South Africa
    Sundberg, D. A. , 2009
    This thesis explores the impact and consequences of the teachings of the church, perceptions of The Divine [God] and of Mary, in the making of personal identity. In spite of secularisation and the prediction that the church would collapse in the face of modern science, recent evidence suggests that ...
  2. Photophysical and photochemical behaviour of metallophthalocyanines : effect of nanoparticles and molecules of biological importance
    Idowu, M.A., 2009
    Syntheses, spectral, photophysical and photochemical studies of some neutral, anionic and cationic metallophthalocyanine derivatives are presented. The effects of central metal ions, solvents, aggregation, surfactant, nanoparticles and bovine serum albumin on the photophysical and photochemical beha ...
  3. The role of acute toxicity data for South African freshwater macroinvertebrates in the derivation of water quality guidelines for salinity
    Browne, Samantha, 2005
    Water resources are under ever-increasing pressure to meet the demands of various water users both nationally and internationally. The process of anthropogenically-induced salinisation serves to exacerbate this pressure by limiting the quantity and quality of water available for future use. Water qu ...
  4. Three perspectives on ukuthwasa : the view from traditional beliefs, western psychiatry and transpersonal psychology
    Booi, Beauty Ntombizanele, 2005
    Among the Xhosas, the healing sickness called intwaso is interptreted as a call by the ancestors to become a healer. Transpersonalists also see these initiatory illnesses as spiritual crises, while according to the widely accepted Western psychiatric view, illness is purely perceived in physical and ...
  5. Recontextualising issues in the "NISTCOL" environmental education curriculum module for Primary Diploma by Distance Learning in Zambia
    Moose, John, 2009
    This study investigated the recontextualising of the NISTCOL environmental education curriculum module for the Primary Teachers’ Diploma by Distance Learning (PTDDL) in Zambia. It focused on three case sites, the NISTCOL EE curriculum module for PTDDL and the University of Zambia, the National In-Se ...
  6. The ecophysiology of selected coastal dune pioneer plants of the Eastern Cape
    Ripley, B.S., 2002
    Understanding the mechanisms and adaptations that allow only certain species to thrive in the potentially stressful foredune environment requires a knowledge of the basic ecophysiology of foredune species. Ecophysiological measurements were conducted on the foredune pioneer species Arctotheca populi ...
  7. Participatory human development in post-apartheid South Africa : a discussion of the 2006/7 Tantyi Youth Empowerment Project
    Kulundu, Injairu M., 2010
    This thesis relates the work of a non-governmental organisation, The Spirals Trust, to discussions on human and participatory development. The focus of the study is one of The Spirals Trust’s projects, the 2006/7 Tantyi Youth Empowerment Project, which is discussed in relation to theoretical materia ...
  8. Collective forgiving.
    Hamilton, Kelly, 2009
    Forgiveness is traditionally understood as a personal change of heart, in which an individual victim of a wrongdoing overcomes her resentment towards the perpetrator of that wrongdoing. Peter Strawson (1974) famously argued that resentment is a personal participant retributive reactive attitude, and ...
  9. Contextualising curriculum through issues-based approaches : a case of eco-schools in Kenya
    Epus, Joash Gregory Odeke, 2009
    This study involved an issues-based approach to curriculum contextualisation in the context of the Eco-Schools programme in Kenya. It adopted a two-phase design using interpretivist and socially critical research orientations. In this study, research is represented as a process which is socially con ...
  10. The exploration of the impact of state ownership on Uganda"s New Vision Newspaper"s social role
    Wasswa, John Baptist, 2005
    The global trends of democratisation and privatisation that swept much of the developing world in the 1980s and 1990s led to significant changes in the conceptualisation, organisation and performance of the media. In Africa democratisation attained a new meaning with associated processes of liberali ...